A 39-year-old Kona man faces drug and firearms charges.
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A judge has denied a bail reduction or release without bail for a 39-year-old Kona man who was arrested Thursday in Puna for numerous firearms and drug offenses.
More students could soon return to public schools across Hawaii as the state Department of Education works to bring additional keiki to campus for in-person instruction.
Living treasure Norman Sakata marked his 95th birthday Tuesday with special recognition for his never-ending service to the Big Island community.
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A man wanted for skipping a court hearing in a manslaughter case is in police custody and facing an array of new charges.
A 28-year-old Hilo man is facing charges for allegedly shoplifting items from three stores in Hilo last month.
HONOLULU — A bill in the state Legislature would disband the state’s Agribusiness Development Corporation and transfer its resources to the state Department of Agriculture.
HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige has again decided not to approve funds that would have allowed the all-volunteer Hawaii Correctional Systems Oversight Commission hire paid staff members.
Five bills related to marijuana remain alive in the state Legislature and will be heard in committee this week.
Roth releases ‘bare bones’ budget: Mayor’s first budget plan reflects cutbacks, uncertainty at Legislature
Faced with uncertainty and cutbacks at the state level, Mayor Mitch Roth on Monday released the first proposed budget of his term, described by staff as a “bare bones” plan as the county grapples with the fiscal aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.
Big Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 50-year-old Carrie-Jean Wood of Kona, who was reported a missing person.
The state Department of Health is anticipating delivery of 67,280 doses of COVID-19 vaccines this week.
High winds with gusts upward of 50 mph lashed portions of the Big Island over the weekend, toppling at least one under-construction building in South Kohala.
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